Book Lovers Make Wonderful Hospice Volunteers


(39.42845,-74.495705)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

Pitney RoadAbsecon, NJ 08201

About

Opportunities for you to provide compassionate care for the terminally ill in the home or long term care facility, hospice is a compassionate way to deliver care and supportive services to terminally ill patients. Volunteers make a difference in someone's life by simply being present.

Like to read? In a book club? Patients often enjoy book discussions or being read to.

Enjoy writing? Help patients write their life story, pen letters or compose poems.

Trained in Reiki, massage or pet therapy? Relieve stress and reduce pain for patients and families.

Play an instrument or sing? The joy of music will brighten their day.

Are you a good listener? Provide patient a reprieve from loneliness and anxiety.

Training provided. Numerous locations available. TB test and background check provided free of charge.


Skills

  • Psychology
  • Veteran Care
  • Bereavement Support
  • Hospice Care
  • Relationship Building

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-4 hours a week

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